Delegates attending the conference will need to make their own arrangements for accommodation. However, below is a listing of on-campus facilities you may wish to book or local hotels and B&Bs.

St Chad’s College

The College is made up of a row of Georgian-fronted town houses, in which each room has its own character and is tastefully decorated and furnished. The College can provide twin and single-bedded accommodation, and the rooms are all en-suite or have private facilities. Tea and coffee-making facilities are standard, and they provide a television lounge solely for guests to use. Their facilities have been awarded a three star rating.

The college has set aside a selection of rooms for conference delegates. Rates include:

Single En suite £45.00 per night

Twin En suite £75.00 per night

Single Standard £37.50 per night

Twin Standard £65.00 per night

To book, please call  0191 334 3344/3337 or email

On-campus accommodation

During the University’s vacation period,  accommodation is offered at many of the University’s colleges.The rooms are available as bed & breakfast packages with prices starting from only £44 per night. If you are visiting as part of a group, Event Durham is usually able to offer a group booking discount; lunch and dinner options can also be arranged, if required. Full details can be found here.

The closest colleges to St Chad’s are Hatfield College and St John’s College.

Durham Castle

It is also possible to book bed and breakfast accommodation in Durham Castle. A wide variety of bedrooms are available, ranging  from standard rooms with shared facilities to lavish state rooms, which are available throughout the year.

Durham Castle offers the  opportunity to stay in part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the perfect base from which to explore the city. Full details to book  at the castle can be found here.

Other accommodation in Durham

There are plenty of hotels and B&Bs in and around Durham, including a Premier Inn, Radisson Blu, and Marriott.

A full listing of local accommodation can be found on the This is Durham website.